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Democracy begins between two [electronic resource] / Luce Irigaray ; translated by Kirsteen Anderson.

By: Irigaray, Luce.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Athlone contemporary European thinkers: Publisher: London : Athlone Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xi, 224 p.).ISBN: 9780567132697 (electronic bk.); 0567132692 (electronic bk.).Uniform titles: Democrazia comincia a due. English Subject(s): Women -- Political activity | Women's rights | Feminism | Women and democracy | Women -- Social conditions | Sex role | Women in politics | Social Science | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Feminisme | Democratie | Gelijke rechten | Femmes et politique | Femmes -- Droits | R�ole selon le sexeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Democracy begins between two.DDC classification: 323.34 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: In Democracy Begins with Two Luce Irigaray calls for a radical reconsideration of the so-called democratic bases of Western culture. In a series of essays covering the earlier 1990s she argues the urgent need for our society to grant full recognition to both the genders which contribute to its functioning. If we are to look on ourselves as fully democratic this recognition must take the form of specific civil rights guaranteeing women a separate civil identity of their own, equivalent to, though not simply the same as, that enjoyed by men. Ranging across topics as diverse as happiness, the fam.
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In Democracy Begins with Two Luce Irigaray calls for a radical reconsideration of the so-called democratic bases of Western culture. In a series of essays covering the earlier 1990s she argues the urgent need for our society to grant full recognition to both the genders which contribute to its functioning. If we are to look on ourselves as fully democratic this recognition must take the form of specific civil rights guaranteeing women a separate civil identity of their own, equivalent to, though not simply the same as, that enjoyed by men. Ranging across topics as diverse as happiness, the fam.

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Democracy begins between two by Irigaray, Luce. ©2000
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